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Mar 14, 2017 12:22 pm

Demian Maia glad Georges St-Pierre is returning at middleweight

This month, news surfaced that former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre had signed a new multi-fight UFC contract, and would be returning to the UFC for a middleweight showdown with UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping later this year. While top ranked UFC welterweight Demian Maia may currently be booked to fight Jorge Masvidal in a...

Mar 14, 2017 11:33 am

Ricardo Lamas to Korean Zombie: “Be careful what you ask for”

Earlier this year, ‘The Korean Zombie’ Chan Sung Jung returned to the Octagon following a nearly four year layoff which saw him serve mandatory military service to South Korea and take time away from the Octagon. In his return fight to the Octagon, Jung faced streaking contender Dennis Bermudez in Houston, Texas. Despite being rocked...

Mar 14, 2017 11:07 am

Demetrious Johnson: People misunderstand Tyron Woodley when he talks about racism

Over the last few months, UFC welterweight titleholder Tyron Woodley has generated some controversy among fans by suggesting that he deals with racism, even as a UFC champion. “If you look at the history of our sport – and it’s not even our sport, the history of the American culture – certain things are subliminally...

Mar 14, 2017 10:47 am

VIDEO | Eddie Bravo explains reason for heated argument with Michael Bisping

Earlier this month in Las Vegas, Nevada, many fans and members of the MMA community were in town for the Fighters Only World MMA Awards and UFC 209 event. After the MMA Awards took place, there was a heated argument involving UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping as he was seen in a video yelling at...


Mar 14, 2017 10:17 am

Paige VanZant’s future with Team Alpha Male uncertain

To close out 2016, Paige VanZant looked to capitalize on her August 2016 win over Bec Rawlings as she stepped into the Octagon with ‘The Karate Hottie’ Michelle Waterson for a highly anticipated UFC Sacramento main event showdown. While many expected Waterson to look to use her elite level striking to pick VanZant apart, while...

Mar 14, 2017 10:14 am

Amanda Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko continue to trade shots on Twitter

When Valentina Shevchenko submitted Julianna Pena with a second-round armbar back in January, she earned herself a crack at Amanda Nunes and the UFC women’s bantamweight title. While the Kyrgyzstani fighter’s title shot has been confirmed, however, the date and location of this fight are still not known. On Sunday evening, Nunes did her best...

Mar 14, 2017 9:19 am

Rafael dos Anjos explains why lightweight doesn’t make sense anymore

Back in July of 2016, UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos stepped into the Octagon in hopes of defending his lightweight title for the second time when he fought Eddie Alvarez. It took just three minutes and 49 seconds for Alvarez to finish the champ, claiming the lightweight championship as he landed a barrage of...

Mar 14, 2017 7:54 am

The Korean Zombie wants to take out “The Bully” next

In early February, South Korean featherweight Chan Sung Jung – more widely known by his nickname “The Korean Zombie” – made a successful return to action after more than three years on the shelf, delivering a thudding, first-round knockout of the game Dennis Bermudez. With this win, the undead star burst back into the UFC...

Mar 14, 2017 7:23 am

Tony Ferguson calls for fight with Nate Diaz

If things had gone just a little bit differently, Tony Ferguson could be the interim UFC lightweight champion right now. Unfortunately, his planned UFC 209 interim title fight with fellow contender Khabib Nurmagomedov was scrapped at the last minute, which deprived him of the opportunity to vie for UFC gold. Now more than a week...

Mar 14, 2017 6:38 am

Rafael Dos Anjos and Colby Covington trade barbs on Twitter

In early January, former UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos announced his intention to move up a weight class to the welterweight division. The former champ cited a tough weight cut to 155-pounds as the main reason for this exciting switch, though his back-to-back losses to Eddie Alvarez and Tony Ferguson and resulting desire for...

Mar 13, 2017 5:03 pm

Breaking! Dillon Danis signs with Bellator MMA

Jiu-Jitsu ace Dillon Danis is headed to the mixed martial arts cage. Danis, who is a good friend and training partner of current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor, signed a promotional deal with Bellator on Monday according to Yahoo Sports. Like his good friend Conor McGregor, Danis exudes a ton of confidence and rightfully so....

Mar 13, 2017 12:47 pm

VIDEO | Insane sound of Edson Barboza’s flying knee KO is just plain scary

You need to hear the sound of Edson Barboza Jr's knee knocking out Beneil Dariush at #UFCFortaleza.Andy Nesbitt has the incredible highlight. Posted by UFC on FOX on Saturday, March 11, 2017 On Saturday night, #5 UFC ranked lightweight Edson Barboza added another highlight reel knockout to his collection. Barboza met #9 ranked Beneil Dariush...

Mar 13, 2017 11:59 am

Georges St-Pierre: Weight-cutting needs to change because one day someone will die

Weight-cutting is a controversial issue for many that plays a big part of combat sports such as mixed martial arts and boxing. Recently, the touted UFC interim lightweight fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson was canceled with Nurmagomedov being taken to the hospital the morning of weigh-ins suffering from weight management medical issues. Are...

Mar 13, 2017 9:51 am

Misha Cirkunov to return to the Octagon against Volkan Oezdemir

Not all that long ago, it looked like Misha Cirkunov’s days in the UFC were over. Considering he’s arguably the hottest prospect in the light heavyweight division today, this possibility was undeniably unfortunate. Thankfully, Cirkunov and the UFC were able to squash their differences and iron out the details of a new contract. We now...

Mar 13, 2017 9:00 am

Anderson Silva calls out Michael Bisping and Nick Diaz

Anderson Silva’s narrow UFC 208 defeat of Derek Brunson marked his first win since an October 2012 defeat of Stephan Bonnar. This win served to keep his status as a top-flight middleweight alive. It also set him up for more big fights in the ever competitive UFC middleweight division. Silva seems to have two opponents...

Mar 13, 2017 7:29 am

Jimi Manuwa on Jon Jones: I think I could knock him out

This weekend, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to London, England, British striking specialist Jimi Manuwa will take on dangerous grappler Corey Anderson. If Manuwa wins this battle in The Big Smoke, it’s conceivable that he’ll earn himself a shot at the winner of Daniel Cormier and Anthony “Rumble” Johnson’s UFC 210...

Mar 13, 2017 5:52 am

T-Mobile Arena saving date for possible Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor bout

If UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and undefeated boxing star Floyd Mayweather meet in the boxing ring, it’ll go down as one of the biggest fights – if not the biggest fight – in combat sports history. Discussions about this fight have been cooking for over a year. For the most part, however, there has seemed to...

Mar 12, 2017 3:39 pm

Alan Jouban explains why he is fighting Gunnar Nelson and not Rafael dos Anjos

UFC welterweight standout Alan Jouban will return to the octagon next weekend in London where he will square off with Gunnar Nelson in the evening’s co-main event. Jouban is very happy to finally be booked against a top-ten opponent, this after working his way up the divisions rankings over the past three years. Following his...

Mar 12, 2017 10:06 am

Robert Whittaker not bothered by GSP-Bisping booking, offers prediction for the fight

When the UFC brass ironed out their differences with former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, and pencilled him in for an immediate middleweight title shot against divisional king Michael Bisping, their hope was clearly for a positive reception. Unfortunately for them, this booking has been met with plenty in the way of backlash, as its been criticized...

Mar 12, 2017 10:02 am

Pros react to Edson Barboza’s incredible flying knee KO of Beneil Dariush

Last night, the UFC touched down in sunny Fortaleza, Brazil, with UFC Fight Night 106. This card was an extremely stacked one as far as Fight Nights go. In the evening’s middleweight main event, we saw former welterweight contender Kelvin Gastelum maul former light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort to a first-round TKO win. In the...

Mar 12, 2017 9:17 am

Robert Whittaker discusses ‘Jacare’ booking and the challenges of the matchup

Earlier this month, we learned that elite middleweight contender Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza will be returning to the Octagon at UFC on Fox 24 on April 15. The Brazilian grappling specialist will do so against rising Australian contender Robert Whittaker, who recently rocketed into the upper echelon of the division with a dazzling knockout defeat of...

Mar 12, 2017 6:34 am

MMA community reacts to Mauricio “Shogun” Rua’s stoppage of Gian Villante

Last night, the UFC touched down in sun soaked Fortaleza, Brazil, with UFC Fight Night 106. This card was a stacked one as far as Fight Nights go. In the evening’s middleweight main event, we saw former welterweight contender Kelvin Gastelum maul former light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort to a first-round TKO win. Other highlights...